Tragedy has struck the NFL on multiple occasions in 2021. Just last week, former New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel passed away. Now unfortunately, the New Orleans Saints are the one who have received some very bad news.
It was announced last last month that the second ever head coach of the New Orleans Saints, J.D. Robert’s passed away at the age of 88.
Robert’s was responsible for bringing Archie Manning, the father of Peyton and Eli Manning to the Saints organization. Robert’s first started working for New Orleans in 1967 and was named as the interim head coach in 1970.
Archie Manning had the following to say about Robert’s:
In other NFL news, current Saints head coach Sean Payton reflected on former Giants head coach Jim Fassel. Payton worked for four years under Fassel as the quarterbacks coach and later the offensive coordinator the Giants. See what he had to say below.